St. Tammany Parish Library Presents
Jazz from 1920 to 1940: Live Music & Short Lecture
Christy and the Rascals Jazz Band
St. Tammany Parish Library presents “Jazz from 1920 to 1940: Live Music & Short Lecture” with Christy and the Rascals Jazz Band. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear live music and learn about early jazz from local musicians at the Slidell Branch Library.
This evening of music is sponsored by the Friends of the Slidell Library. The Friends of the Slidell Library, a 501c(3) organization, founded in 1976, will celebrate their 36th anniversary in 2012. F.S.L. provides funds for the purchase of items for the Slidell Branch Library and recently has included the Lacombe Branch and the Pearl River Branch libraries as recipients of their generosity. For more information about the Friends of the Slidell Library, go to http://www.sttammany.lib.la.us/friends.html.
Christy and the Rascals Jazz Band members, consisting of Christy West, Helio Zavalza, Ed Genois, and Walt Mescal, are multi-instrumentalists capable of performing a wide variety of musical styles. However , they specialize in vintage jazz standards popular from the 1920’s through the 1950’s. Discover more about the band at www.tunesource.com/rascals.htm
The program will be offered at the Slidell Branch Library on Wednesday, May 23, 2012, from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM. The event is free and open to the public, and registration is recommended. Seating space is limited to 40 adults. Please stop by the Slidell Branch, 555 Robert Blvd. or call 985-646-6470 to register, or register online at the following web address: http://register.stpl.us/evanced/lib/eventcalendar.asp.
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